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Pope Francis praises Humanae Vitae, warns of attacks on family - Lifesite

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 02:12 PM PST


Lifesite

Pope Francis praises Humanae Vitae, warns of attacks on family
Lifesite
In Manila today Pope Francis met with families in the overflowing “Mall of Asia Arena.” In the largely Catholic nation, which last year saw a law go into effect pushing contraception, the pope defended Catholic teaching against birth control. The Holy ...

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Muslims, supporters stand together as call to prayer made on Duke Chapel steps - News & Observer

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 02:12 PM PST


News & Observer

Muslims, supporters stand together as call to prayer made on Duke Chapel steps
News & Observer
DURHAM — Three hundred well-wishers joined more than 100 Muslims at Duke University on Friday to hear the traditional call to prayer – issuing not from someone standing high above the campus in the Duke Chapel bell tower, as had been planned earlier ...

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Memorial plans for ex-parish councillor - The Oxford Times

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 02:09 PM PST


The Oxford Times

Memorial plans for ex-parish councillor
The Oxford Times
Old Marston Parish Council plan to remember former parish councillor and St Nicholas Church bellringer Roy Jones, who died in May 2014 aged 78. The parish council has agreed to plant a tree and place a plaque in the Mortimer Hall Recreation Ground in ...

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A longtime Colorado skier reveals a few of his favorite haunts - Dallas Morning News

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 01:56 PM PST


Dallas Morning News

A longtime Colorado skier reveals a few of his favorite haunts
Dallas Morning News
The best views, in my opinion, can be found from the deck of the Loge Peak ski patrol shack atop Aspen Highlands. In one direction rises Highland Peak. In the other tower the summits of Pyramid Peak and the Maroon Bells, three of Colorado's 14ers.

'Miracle' as baby survives abortion: now 1 year old, but suffers health problems - Lifesite

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 01:42 PM PST


Lifesite

'Miracle' as baby survives abortion: now 1 year old, but suffers health problems
Lifesite
Judge Atkinson ruled that custody of the boy be given to the father, who would care for A with the help of his parents, although she described him as “a little unworldly and naive,” but an “honest young man.” The judge gave the mother permission to ...

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President Obama Pushes for Paid Sick Days for All Workers - TWC News

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 01:32 PM PST


TWC News

President Obama Pushes for Paid Sick Days for All Workers
TWC News
“Study after study demonstrates that if you have practices in place that recognize the needs of the worker, workers are more loyal, they are more productive. They have less turnover and that leads to profit at the bottom line,” she said. The President ...

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Remove rape, incest exception from House 20-week abortion ban: Children ... - Lifesite

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 12:12 PM PST


Lifesite

Remove rape, incest exception from House 20-week abortion ban: Children ...
Lifesite
But survivors of the terrorist attack are making clear they are inconvenienced by assurances of prayer and support from the Catholic Church, and by the ringing of church bells the day after the gunning down of their friends. That – God forgive them ...

Transgenderism: a thought experiment - Lifesite

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 10:11 AM PST


Lifesite

Transgenderism: a thought experiment
Lifesite
They take him to a Christian counseling practice, and his counselors try to talk to him about the healthy aspects of his sympathies and the perhaps unhealthy aspects in the form of his detachment from his cultural identity, his family and community ...

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Russian parliamentarian proposes near-total ban on abortion – but will it pass? - Lifesite

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 09:47 AM PST


Lifesite

Russian parliamentarian proposes near-total ban on abortion – but will it pass?
Lifesite
But survivors of the terrorist attack are making clear they are inconvenienced by assurances of prayer and support from the Catholic Church, and by the ringing of church bells the day after the gunning down of their friends. That – God forgive them ...

Celebrate Catholic Schools Week January 25-31 - Long Island Catholic

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 09:38 AM PST


Celebrate Catholic Schools Week January 25-31
Long Island Catholic
WASHINGTON—National Catholic Schools Week 2015 will be observed in dioceses around the country January 25–31. This year's theme, “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service,” focuses on the important academic, faith-building ...

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Hundreds rally behind sacked Atlanta Fire Chief, gay activists praise mayor - Lifesite

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 08:22 AM PST


Lifesite

Hundreds rally behind sacked Atlanta Fire Chief, gay activists praise mayor
Lifesite
But survivors of the terrorist attack are making clear they are inconvenienced by assurances of prayer and support from the Catholic Church, and by the ringing of church bells the day after the gunning down of their friends. That – God forgive them ...

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British Columbia court denies Charter rights to pro-lifers on campus - Lifesite

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 08:06 AM PST


Lifesite

British Columbia court denies Charter rights to pro-lifers on campus
Lifesite
We need this protection to be able to reach students, young mothers and fathers and save lives." While the Ontario courts have found the Charter does not protect pro-life students, earlier this year ..... But survivors of the terrorist attack are ...

Batting coach gung-ho for series - New Zealand Herald

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 08:06 AM PST


Batting coach gung-ho for series
New Zealand Herald
Former international batsman rues '10 overs of madness' by Black Caps but says there is plenty of game time ahead. Sri Lanka have their tails up after their classy win in Hamilton but Black Caps batting coach Craig McMillan says it's too early to panic.

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Saint Augustine's University Holds MLK Celebration - TWC News

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 08:00 AM PST


TWC News

Saint Augustine's University Holds MLK Celebration
TWC News
Access to our video is always free for Time Warner Cable video customers who login with their TWC ID. Sign in. Get TWC service; Read the FAQ. To view our videos, you need to ... Jonathan Augustine, pastor of Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal ...

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5 things to see in Mount Wolf - PennLive.com

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 05:57 AM PST


5 things to see in Mount Wolf
PennLive.com
As Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is set to assume the state's highest office, the hometown he's keeping as his primary residence is getting more attention. Those who live there say the small borough with a little more than 1,300 residents is special because it's ...

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NSE Admits THP's N7.6 Billion Shares on Daily Official List - The Guardian

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 05:54 AM PST


NSE Admits THP's N7.6 Billion Shares on Daily Official List
The Guardian
"We would continue to run this company in the best possible manner in terms of good corporate governance principles, best practice and integrity". He added that the proceeds of the offer will be used to part-finance its ... Our ringing of the bell ...

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US Figure Skating Championships Kick Off This Weekend in Greensboro - TWC News

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 04:27 AM PST


TWC News

US Figure Skating Championships Kick Off This Weekend in Greensboro
TWC News
The coliseum also hosted this event back in 2011. Hill Carrow joins us to talk about what to expect at this year's championships. Now, attendees will be able to enjoy top-level competition, but also practices and some of those will even be open to the ...

BELGIAN BEER MAKES FOR A TASTY BREAK - Aberdeen Press and Journal

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 04:11 AM PST


Aberdeen Press and Journal

BELGIAN BEER MAKES FOR A TASTY BREAK
Aberdeen Press and Journal
It has that wonderful mixture of youthfulness and history, thanks to the presence of hundreds of students, while some parts of the old inner city have been selected as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Leuven is Belgium's reigning brewing capital – no ...

Amid Backlash, Duke Cancels Plans For Muslim Prayer From Chapel Bell Tower - TWC News

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 04:03 AM PST


TWC News

Amid Backlash, Duke Cancels Plans For Muslim Prayer From Chapel Bell Tower
TWC News
"For the university to give a chapel that was built with funds, private donors who gave that chapel so that the students of Duke University would have a place to worship the lord Jesus Christ and to use that bell tower now as a Muslim mosque as a ...

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Nominees sought for Green Plaque awards - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 04:03 AM PST


LoughboroughEcho.net

Nominees sought for Green Plaque awards
LoughboroughEcho.net
Award ceremonies are still to be held for the John Taylor Bellfoundry in Loughborough and First World War hero James Lochhead Jack, who lived in Kibworth. Forms are available at any local library. You can also send your nomination to Green Plaques, ...

NC state employees' King Day service features Franklin's son - WCTI12.com

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 04:02 AM PST


WCTI12.com

NC state employees' King Day service features Franklin's son
WCTI12.com
Pat McCrory and the son of the late historian John Hope Franklin were scheduled to address the midday Friday service held at a Raleigh church near the old Capitol building. The N.C. Arts Council and state African American Heritage Commission helped ...

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The world's longest- serving town crier Yvonne Chamberlain, from Axbridge ... - Western Daily Press

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 03:17 AM PST


Western Daily Press

The world's longest- serving town crier Yvonne Chamberlain, from Axbridge ...
Western Daily Press
I would get a lot of funny looks, some people would be a bit annoyed as I could never stop my bell ringing. It's been the ... "In 1975 the mayor arranged a competition to get a down crier for a week as it was the local church festival," she said. "I ...

NC state employees' King Day service features Franklin's son - BlueRidgeNow.com

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 01:28 AM PST


NC state employees' King Day service features Franklin's son
BlueRidgeNow.com
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — This year's Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance by North Carolina state workers will have a renewed focus on music and words and their influence on the civil rights movement. Gov. Pat McCrory and the son of the late historian ...

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Business briefs, Jan. 15, 2015 - West Hartford News

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 01:08 AM PST


Business briefs, Jan. 15, 2015
West Hartford News
WEST HARTFORD >> Kimberly O'Brien Green, of West Hartford, has joined Operation Fuel as Director of Development. Her responsibilities include managing all of Operation Fuel's development, fundraising and marketing functions. O'Brien Green most ...

Bell fest for Grahamstown residents - Grocott's Mail Online

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 12:37 AM PST


Bell fest for Grahamstown residents
Grocott's Mail Online
"Largely from the UK, they will be visiting also Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town and thereafter part of the group will continue on to Kenya and Zimbabwe to do various bell rings," said tour organiser Tony King, of Go Travel in Grahamstown. ... "We ...

Letters: Archbishops' anti-Coalition message proves how out of touch they are - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 11:00 PM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

Letters: Archbishops' anti-Coalition message proves how out of touch they are
Telegraph.co.uk
SIR – The Church of England has assets worth £6 billion and its total investment income has risen during a recession in which many businesses have closed, and hundreds of thousands of people have been made redundant or been stripped of their welfare ...

Bacoleños applaud, cheer arrival of pontiff - Visayan Daily Star (press release)

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 07:25 PM PST


Bacoleños applaud, cheer arrival of pontiff
Visayan Daily Star (press release)
Their cheers were accompanied by the ringing of church bells and fireworks. The Bacoleño crowd of about 200 coming from a cross section of society shouted ... At 10 a.m. Sunday, about 50 young boys aged 5 to 11 years old dressed in the Pope's garb to ...

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Amid Threats, Duke Moves Muslim Call to Prayer - New York Times

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 06:14 PM PST


Amid Threats, Duke Moves Muslim Call to Prayer
New York Times
University officials had announced that beginning Friday, prayers would begin with the chant delivered from atop the towering 210-foot belfry. Under the plan, first a male student would chant in Arabic, then a female student would read an English ...

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France: Millions March for Solidarity - Socialist Alternative

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 05:08 PM PST


Socialist Alternative

France: Millions March for Solidarity
Socialist Alternative
When Charlie Hebdo published the cartoons of Mohammed it was in response to the death threats against the Danish journalist, to say, in effect, that we do have the right not to believe in God and to criticise religions. The problem is that to approach ...

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What's On: Events, week of January 16 - Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 04:03 PM PST


Rutland and Stamford Mercury

What's On: Events, week of January 16
Rutland and Stamford Mercury
In aid of the Langham bellringers. Admission 50p. To book a stall at £8 call Ray Bailey: 01572 770490. BUS WALK - Stilton. Meet at Queensgate bay 8 at 1.30pm for bus 46. Walk to Denton Caldecote and Folksworth, 5 miles. Pam and Mike: 01733 242862 ...

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Prees, Shrops

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 04:00 PM PST

PN info amended (was alt Wed with Whitchurch)

Whitchurch, Shrops

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 04:00 PM PST

PN info amended (every Thu rather than alt Wed with Prees)

Worcester, All Ss, Worcs

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 04:00 PM PST

URL added

Worcester, St John's, Worcs

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 04:00 PM PST

URL added

Worcester, S Swithun, Worcs

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 04:00 PM PST

URL added

Liberia Could See End to Ebola by June - TWC News

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 02:30 PM PST


TWC News

Liberia Could See End to Ebola by June
TWC News
According to his research, the Ebola epidemic in Liberia could end by June. To reach this conclusion, his team looked at factors like where infections occur, where the patients are being treated, the growth of hospital bed numbers, and safe burial ...

Duke Reverses Plan for Muslim Call to Prayer From Chapel - TWC News

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 01:27 PM PST


TWC News

Duke Reverses Plan for Muslim Call to Prayer From Chapel
TWC News
The three-minute "Adhan," which announces the prayer service, will no longer take place at the Duke Chapel bell tower. University spokesperson Michael Schoenfeld said, "Duke is committed to fostering an inclusive tolerant and welcoming campus for all ...

Graham Calls for Donors to Stop Supporting Duke Over Muslim Call-to-Prayer - TWC News

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 08:05 AM PST


Graham Calls for Donors to Stop Supporting Duke Over Muslim Call-to-Prayer
TWC News
The university announced that, starting Friday, members of the Duke Muslim Students Association will chant a weekly call-to-prayer from the Duke Chapel bell tower. It announces the start of the group's prayer service, which takes place in the chapel ...

Have You Ever Explored London's Silver Vaults? - Londonist

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 04:15 AM PST


Londonist

Have You Ever Explored London's Silver Vaults?
Londonist
The silverware in the Walter shop is predominantly Georgian. You can pick up some relatively inexpensive gifts down here, including an antique Christening spoon at £35, silver napkin rings at £40, and argent picture frames for £50. On the other hand, a ...

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St Paul's work continues with moveable floor - Bendigo Advertiser

Posted: 14 Jan 2015 11:04 PM PST


St Paul's work continues with moveable floor
Bendigo Advertiser
The cathedral has been closed since 2008 when a traditional quarter peel marking the death of one of the building's bell ringers caused material from the bell tower to become dislodged. Despite the closure the dean said the congregation had actually ...

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Mabuhay, Papa Francis! - Inquirer.net

Posted: 14 Jan 2015 09:04 AM PST


Inquirer.net

Mabuhay, Papa Francis!
Inquirer.net
On the Pope's arrival, Church bells will peal across this nation of 75 million Roman Catholics, and Villegas urged the faithful to line the streets Francis would traverse during his four-day visit to Manila and Tacloban City and nearby Palo in Leyte ...

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LifeSiteNews uncovers NARAL's 7-point plan to destroy crisis pregnancy centers - Lifesite

Posted: 14 Jan 2015 05:15 AM PST

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